Doug Jones (Attorney) Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Facts & More
|Full Name||Gordon Douglas Jones|
|Profession||Lawyer and Politician|
|Political Journey||2017: In December, he won election to US Senate from Alabama.|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters - 170 cm
in meters - 1.70 m
in feet inches - 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms - 70 kg
in Pounds - 154 lbs
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Date of Birth||May 4, 1954|
|Age (as in 2017)||63 Years|
|Birth Place||Fairfield, Alabama, U.S.|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|School||Fairfield High School, Albama|
|College/University||The University of Alabama
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
|Educational Qualification||A Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Alabama in 1976
Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 1979
|Family||Father- Gordon Jones (worked at U.S. Steel)
Mother- Gloria Jones (homemaker)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Religion||Christianity (United Methodist Church)|
|Hobbies||Reading, Writing, Traveling|
|Favorite Politician||Bill Clinton (Former US President)|
|Girlfriends, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||December 12, 1992|
|Children||Sons- Carson, and Christopher
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Doug Jones
- Does Doug Jones smoke?: Not Known
- Does Doug Jones drink alcohol?: Not Known
- He was born to Gordon and Gloria Jones in Fairfield, Alabama.
- Growing up during the 60s and 70s, he started believing in Civil Rights and equal protections for all.
- In 1979, after earning his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, he began his career by working for Senator Howell Heflin from Alabama as staff counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
- From 1980 to 1984, Jones worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.
- From 1984 to 1997, he resigned to work at a private law firm in Birmingham, Alabama.
- On August 18, 1997, Bill Clinton (the then US President) announced his intent to appoint Doug Jones as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, and on September 2, 1997, formally nominated him to the post.
- On September 8, 1997, Jones became the interim U.S. Attorney, appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
- In January 1998, in the aftermath of the bombing by Eric Rudolph on the New Woman All Women Health Care Center in Birmingham, Jones was authorized for coordinating the State and Federal task force.
- Jones prosecuted 2 members of the Ku Klux Klan- Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. and Bobby Frank Cherry, for their roles in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.
- In 2001, Jones left the office and returned to private practice.
- In 2004, in an environmental clean-up case involving Monsanto in Anniston, Alabama, Jones became a court-appointed General Special Master.
- In 2007, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute honored Jones with the 15th Anniversary Civil Rights Distinguished Service Award.
- In 2017, the Alabama chapter of the Young Democrats of America honored Jones with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
- In 2017, in the race for that year’s U.S. Senate special election in Alabama, Jones announced his candidacy, and on August 15, he won the Democratic nomination.
- In December 2017, Jones won election to US Senate from Alabama defeating the Republican candidate Roy Moore a margin of 49.5 to 48.9 with 91% of precincts reporting.
- On December 12, 2017, when Doug won the Senate Election from Alabama, it was also his 25th wedding anniversary.